We’re Fed Up! – An Open Letter From 30,000,000 Marijuana Smokers Who Vote

Because of our diversity and direct democracy, California has always been a “test state” for many new ideas and political reforms. The Federal government is now targeting California and its Medical Marijuana patients to create a test case out of us. They are afraid to change the status quo. But it is not just Medical […]

Old Hippie’s FDA Drug Profiles

I’ve started an interesting series on The 420 Times where I compare various substances — including their uses, effects, and side effects — to cannabis (a.k.a. medical marijuana). I’ve been surprised myself by the fact that even FDA-approved, over-the-counter, so-called “harmless” drugs like Benadryl have caused any number of serious side effects, up to and […]

Cannabis, Politics, and Scientific Revisionism

It seems like it was just yesterday that I wrote an article on The 420 Times about how great it was that the U.S. Government was starting to publicly acknowledge some of the benefits of cannabis (a.k.a. medical marijuana). Oh, wait…it was just yesterday. In an amazing, almost real-time drama, the National Cancer Institute (NCI), mentioned prominently […]